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Why Drink Wine When You Can Invest In It // Anthony Zhang, Founder & CEO of Vinovest
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Why Drink Wine When You Can Invest In It // Anthony Zhang, Founder & CEO of Vinovest
The Consumer VC episode #275 with Anthony Zhang, Founder & CEO of Vinovest

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Hey Friends,

Our guest today is Anthony Zhang, founder of Vinovest. Vinovest allows you to invest in wine globally without leaving home and without storing it yourself.

We discuss:

  • How he founded his previous businesses EnvoyNow & Know Your VC

  • Becoming paralyzed and leading EnvoyNow to a successful exit from the hospital

  • How he discovered wine as an alternative asset class

  • The underpinnings that became Vinovest

  • How he thought about building a marketplace and solving the cold-start problem

  • Other alcohol asset classes that have potential to be profitable asset classes

Thanks for listening.

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The Consumer VC: Venture Capital I B2C Startups I Commerce | Early-Stage Investing

The Consumer VC takes a look into early-stage consumer investing and venture capital. If you are interested in learning about consumer trends, have a b2c business and interested in learning about the fundraising process at the early stage, you have come to the right place. Mike interviews some of the top venture capitalists in the world that focus on B2C and consumer type companies or have a deep track record investing in these categories such as marketplaces, SaaS, social, CPG and non-tech subscription. Mike also interviews founders that are building some of the most disruptive consumer facing companies in the world. The conversation usually includes the insight the founder discovered, fundraising strategy, and the pitch. This podcast also includes bonus episodes. Each bonus episode dives into a particular subject that might not have to due with the fundraise or venture capital, but still would be helpful to founders. For example, a bonus episode on brand strategy or how to construct a board of directors. All bonus episodes will be clearly labeled. For all episodes, please visit www.theconsumervc.com. For updates, you can follow @mikegelb on Twitter.